United Operative Spindle and Flyer Makers' Trade and Friendly Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Membership list; financial records, 1939-62.

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was founded in 1856 and merged with the Amalgamated Engineering Union in 1962.

Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan, Historical directory of trade unions. Volume 2. Aldershot : Gower, 1984.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open.

Archivist's Note

The records have been listed as part of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union archive. An authority file exists for the United Operative Spindle and Flyer Makers' Trade and Friendly Society (GB 152 AAR).

Custodial History

The archive has been deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers. The first deposit consisted of fifteen boxes of early minutes collected by Richard Storey on 1st November 1984. Accruals are listed under the entry for the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (MSS.259) .